With over a decade under his belt, Dalen Lance is the ultimate package and arguably one of the most sought after individuals in the South African entertainment industry. A combinationof striking good looks, a sophisticated sense of style, an unsurpassed level of entrepreneurial spirit and a positive disposition have all played an imperative role in this urban professional proving his worth as recording artist, a television host, a voice artist and photographic model.
Dalen is often described as a groundbreaker in the sense that he is one of the few entertainment personalities who uses his multitude of talents to successfully appeal to audiences across a diversity of cultures and classes. It would be hard not to warm to Dalen’s magnetic personality.Hishumble yet fresh presence has successfully enabled him to authentically connect with the masses to either do good with the charities he supports or in a professional capacity to elevate brands to the next level.
It is very safe to say that Dalen is a role model to the aspirtational youth of South Africa but also his intelligence, articulate conversation and a university degree in Financial Accounting make him an inspiration to many a young up and coming professional.
Wellness is an important aspect of who Dalen is and he leads a balanced and healthy lifestyle by frequenting the gym as much as possible and putting his culinary skills to the test with a healthy eating regime.
Dalen’s resume is testimony to his determination, drive and dynamism in his success as an “entertainment entrepreneur”. Starting out as a youngster writing songs on his daily bus trips to and from Cape Town, Dalen’s exceptional musical talent earned him a place in the Top 20 in Coca Cola Popstars, a top 50 position in Idols all of which gained him a strong following that lead to his debut album in 2006 which churned a string of hit singles on radio.
In addition to a being a successful recording artist, Dalen recognised a commercial opportunity to extend the use of his good looks and sultry speaking voice and spent two seasons presenting the renowned television programme Bling as well asbeing at the fore ofDisney’s High School Musical. Creative agencies jumped on the success of this true brand ambassador and Dalen was soon appearing in television, radio and print advertising campaigns for the likes of Vodacom, Jet and Woolworths. These impressive elements just scrape the surface of a career that is a mere ten years old.
Dalen can currently be seen as the face and voice of ABSA in their “Kweeka” advertising campaign on television and national billboards and this versatile performer’s energetic personality has earned him a role of Master of Ceremonies at the prestigious Montecasino in Johannesburg.
Be sure to seeing Dalen’s name gracing itself on the guest lists of some of the top events on the social calendar as he is without a hint of a doubt on the right path to being the next hottest property on the South African entertainment, social and business scene; building an identity that is still uniquely South African, but remaining consistent with his groundbreaking lifestyle philosophies.